P.K. Subban is an elite NHL defenseman. Polite off the ice, the 25-year-old loves to talk trash on it. And Subban is one of the few black players in the league. Ben McGrath profiled Subban for the New Yorker and joins us to discuss one of hockey’s brightest young stars.
Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau passed away this week. Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette joins Bill Littlefield to remember the man known as a “gentle giant.”
The 2014-15 NHL season is right around the corner. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times joins Bill Littlefield to assess the Kings’ chances of repeating as champions and to explain why the NHL was wrong to eliminate the “spin-o-rama.”
The Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens have a storied playoff rivalry. Now they’re facing each other for the 34th time in the playoffs. OAG’s Doug Tribou gets the inside scoop on this rivalry.
During their series with Tampa Bay, the Montreal Canadiens unveiled a new pregame video that turns the ice into a 3-D video screen and culimnates in a raging digital inferno. OAG’s Zoë Sobel looks into the production.
With the NHL lockout showing few signs of ending, players are seeking ice time in Russia, Sweden, and elsewhere. Montreal Canadien center Scott Gomez is playing for a team in his hometown, Anchorage, Ala. and joins Bill to discuss how players are dealing with the lockout.
The displeasure among Montreal natives regarding new Canadiens coach Randy Cunneyworth doesn’t seem to have much to do with the team’s performance on the ice. Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette joins Bill to discuss the strange dilemma.
This week on Only A Game, meet the professional stooper who makes a healthy living by picking up discarded betting tickets at the horse track. Also, urban farming with former pro basketballer Will Allen, and the tale of 1400 South African political prisoners who pitted soccer vs. Apartheid.
This week on Only A Game, Danica’s first win discussed, and celebrated. An update on the spring seasons of the winter games, an exploration of the events involved in eventing, and a discussion on Pat Jordan’s collected sports writing with…Pat Jordan.